BBA Tourism, Hotel Management & Operations

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism, Hotel Management and Operations covers general business administration and managerial knowledge including human resources, marketing, finance, business informatics, economics and financial management, law and communication, and hospitality management, as well as courses specifically focused hotel operations and management.

The strong focus on innovative information communication technology and sustainable management strategies is unique for undergraduate university degrees in Central Europe. The values based educational concept with individual mentoring sharpens the students’ critical thinking capacities and enables them to systematically assess the working activities of a manager. Courses on current industry trends industry keep students on top of recent developments. A compulsory internship of 900 hours (approximately 4-6 months) during the BBA program enables students to gain first-hand practical experience in a national or international company.

Courses included in this program:

  • Marketing & Consumer Behaviour
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Advanced Business Communication
  • Sustainability Literacy for Business
  • Organisational Behaviour & CSR
  • Accounting & Management Control 1 / 2
  • Math & Statistics 1 / 2
  • Microeconomics
  • Academic Writing
  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Hotel Management & Operations
  • Food & Beverage Management & Controlling
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Facility Management
  • Human Relations & Personal Development
  • Culinary Theory & Practice
  • Restaurant and Service Management
  • Hotel Business Simulation 
  • Principles of Business Laws
  • HR Management and Management Developments
  • Financial Managament and Investment Planning
  • New Media and e-business Applications
  • Macroeconomics
  • Tourism and Hospitality Business Analysis
  • Marketing Research and Empirical Project
  • Service Operations Management
  • Latest Trends in Tourism, Hospitality & Events
  • Revenue Management & Distribution
  • Managing Talent
  • Hotel Asset Management
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Planning
  • Hotel Business Development Strategies
  • Hotel Property Development
  • Strategic Hotel Management
  • Internship Preparatory Course / Internship
  • Bachelor Thesis


The programs in bold above are replaced by the following courses taken at New York City College of Technology:

  • Perspectives in Hospitality Management
  • Lodging Operations Management
  • Culinary Arts 1 / 2
  • Executive Housekeeping Principles
  • Introduction to Food and Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Workforce Management in a Global Marketplace
  • Professional Alliances
  • Facilities Design and Property Management
  • Dining Room Operations
  • Food Sanitation and Safety Principles

These courses total 30 credits which are the equivalent of 60 ECTS.

*title of degree on Diploma: Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism, Hotel Management and Operations